New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
Michael Gitlin, That Which Is Possible
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That Which Is Possible is a portrait of a community of painters, sculptors, musicians and writers making work at the Living Museum, an art-space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens, New York. Shot over the...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Single Titles

Tags: artist spaces, documentary, feature length, health, mental landscape, outsider art

2014 | 07:00
Everglades
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Everglades is a project Levy began while a resident artist in Florida's Everglades National Park. The unique natural environment of the Everglades has been devastated by decades of wetlands drainage for purposes of industrial and...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: documentation, environment, landscape

Dana Levy, Impermanent Display
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Museum collections of various kinds are the object of artist Dana Levy's ongoing, consistent study in the past decade.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: art collectors, art history, installation, jewish, landscape, middle east, visual art

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Selections of Ezra Wube's animation, each uniquely referencing time, urban experience and cross-cultural mobility.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

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Rebecca Baron, Detour de Force
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Detour de Force presents the world of thoughtographer Ted Serios, a charismatic Chicago bell hop who, in the mid-1960’s produced hundreds...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: science

Saints and Sinners
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...One does not tell the MUSE that INSPIRATION has been delivered to the wong address.

--Mike Kuchar

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: lgbtq, poetry

Jesse McLean, I'm in Pittsburgh and It's Raining
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An experimental portrait of a lighting stand-in and body double for a famous Hollywood actress, and a glimpse at the behind-the-scenes of cinema production

Music by The Velvet Underground.

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, hollywood

Ben Coonley, Experimental Philosophy Trilogy
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Created in a deadpan presentational style reminiscent of Coonley's faux-instructional "Pony" videos, The Experimental Philosophy Trilogy fuses a farrago of materials appropriated from stock media archives, chroma-key mischief, and simulated...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations

Tags: camp, humor

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A love letter to the Internet from a feral cat in Brooklyn.

Anonymously published to the web in 2006, Valentine for Perfect Strangers was an early example of an art video that "...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: humor, language, love